Over the past ten years or so, I've interviewed dozens of people about the movies they've made.
I consistently blank on any memory of shaking hands in greeting. After each of the interviews, usually at a luxury hotel on Michigan Avenue or River North, I've grabbed the first bold image to clear my head from a half hour or hour of sustained conversation about art. This was after talking to Cameron Crowe about Elizabethtown and Kirsten Dunst's summer dresses.
After interviewing actor Patrick Wilson and screenwriter Brian Nelson about their brightly colored art-shocker Hard Candy.
After interviewing Scott McGehee and David Siegel about their light-fixated Bee Season.
After interviewing Marc Levin about his documentary Protocols of Zion.
After interviewing Richard Shepard about his gaudy Matador.
After interviewing Shane Black about his macho-bursting riff, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
After interviewing Wim Wenders about cities and landscapes for Don't Come Knocking.
On the way to interview Wim Wenders.